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Tracey Ullman's Show

Tracey Ullman's Show

  • TV sketch show
  • BBC One
  • 2016 - 2017
  • 12 episodes (2 series)

BBC sketch show starring character comedian and actor Tracey Ullman. Also features Tony Gardner, Elizabeth Berrington, Daniel Lawrence Taylor, Katherine Jakeways, Samantha Spiro and more.

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Series 2, Episode 3

Nicola Sturgeon is so keen on Angela Merkel's style that she will go to any length to get the look.

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Further details

Security guard Leah is the last line of defence at a small factory on an industrial estate, but in these heightened times anything could happen.

Nicola Sturgeon is so keen on Angela Merkel's style that she will go to any length to get the look, health nut Mabel has a new blender, and top New York producer Bernice Rubin is over in the UK trying to secure some Shakespeare for Broadway.

Plus, a song about pulling the plug on the technology in our homes that stops us talking to each other, and Dame Judi Dench in a shop full of fragile china.

Broadcast details

Friday 17th February 2017
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Tracey Ullman Various
Tony Gardner Ensemble Actor
Elizabeth Berrington Ensemble Actor
Samantha Spiro Ensemble Actor
Jason Forbes Ensemble Actor
Lucy Montgomery Ensemble Actor
Sue Elliott-Nicholls Ensemble Actor
Laurence Rickard Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Johnny McKeown Ensemble Actor
Jade Ewen Ensemble Actor
Dan Skinner Ensemble Actor
Olivia Morgan Ensemble Actor
Ricky Champ Ensemble Actor
Lucy Aarden Ensemble Actor
Ben Miller Ensemble Actor
Rosie Dwyer Ensemble Actor
Colin Salmon Ensemble Actor
Gemma Arrowsmith Ensemble Actor
Lara Peake Ensemble Actor
Anna Maxwell Martin Ensemble Actor
Alexander Kirk (as Alex Kirk) Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Kevin Cecil Writer
Andy Riley Writer
Georgia Pritchett Writer
Lucy Montgomery Writer
Jeremy Dyson Writer
Jeremy Dyson Script Editor
Douglas Carter Beane Writer
Production team
Dominic Brigstocke Director
Nick Collett Director
Caroline Norris Producer
Tracey Ullman Executive Producer
Gareth Edwards Executive Producer
Mark Everson Editor
Adam Windmill Editor
Heather Gibson Production Designer
Tracey Gillham Casting Director
Helen Woolfenden Costume Designer
Pete Rowe Director of Photography
Vanessa White Make-up Designer
Richard Thomas Composer
Andy Marlow Composer
Matthew Gallagher 1st Assistant Director


Judi Dench in a china shop

Dame Judi Dench visits a shop full of delicate china. What could possibly go wrong?

Featuring: Tracey Ullman & Gemma Arrowsmith.

Massage proposal

A masseuse has an unexpected visit.

Featuring: Tracey Ullman & Colin Salmon.


The scattershot sketch show with the odd musical number continues, and while Ullman's portrayal of Judi Dench as a compulsive hellraiser insulated by her national treasure status is a solid, repeatable gag, it almost overshadows her impeccable impersonation of Maggie Smith (here reimagined as an eager-to-please YouTube vlogger). Elsewhere, Nicola Sturgeon goes to great lengths to get the Angela Merkel look.

Graeme Virtue, The Guardian, 17th February 2017

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